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Best Albums of 1973

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 23,000 greatest album charts.

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1973 year summaryThe best artists of 1973 were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Genesis, Elton John, The Stooges, Paul McCartney & Wings, David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen.
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,475 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:136,969
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (2,924 votes)
Comments: 332 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:675 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:19,720
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:91
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,113 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:506 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:16,410
Rank in 1970s31Overall Rank:115
Average Rating:  84/100 (761 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:551 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:14,381
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:134
Average Rating:  84/100 (674 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:448 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:13,968
Rank in 1970s35Overall Rank:138
Average Rating:  83/100 (572 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:451 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:9,746
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:209
Average Rating:  80/100 (599 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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Raw PowerUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:416 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:9,563
Rank in 1970s54Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  82/100 (568 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:353 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:7,118
Rank in 1970s77Overall Rank:282
Average Rating:  81/100 (496 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:323 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:6,193
Rank in 1970s91Overall Rank:323
Average Rating:  82/100 (605 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:270 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:5,069
Rank in 1970s101Overall Rank:392
Average Rating:  80/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
Status Quo 4 1%
The Wailers 3 0%
The Temptations 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 328 42%
United Kingdom 205 26%
Germany 33 4%
Brazil 33 4%
Italy 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Jamaica 16 2%
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